Super Eagles ranked 18th likeliest team to win World Cup
According to UBS, an investment bank and financial services company, Nigeria are the 18th likeliest team to win the World Cup in Russia with a 0.3% chance. The Super Eagles, according to the report, stand the best chance of African team to win the World Cup with Senegal (21st, 0.2%), Morocco (26th, 0.1), Egypt (28th,…
With World Cup looming, Neymar admits he's scared
As Neymar, the world's most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil's World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure.
Group unveils Nigeria’s art/cultural mission to Russia 2018
The Nigerian Arts Group has unveiled its arts/cultural mission to the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup. Officials of the group at the weekend disclosed that the cultural mission was strategically designed to showcase Nigerian arts and culture at the 2018 FIFA World Cup from June 14 to July 15 in Russia, adding that the mission…
Travelplus unveils attractive packages for Russia 2018 fans
Top-of-the-range travel and hospitality firm, Travelplus Global Agency Limited at the weekend in Abuja announced a wide range of packages for football fans and other stakeholders desirous of being in Russia for the FIFA World Cup finals. Managing Director/CEO of the agency, Jumoke Gbadebo disclosed that the agency has put together a number of…
Euro 2016 should tell you what we can do, Iceland tells Nigeria, others
The president of the Icelandic Football Association, Guðni Bergsson is confident that the national team can repeat the success of two years ago and qualify for the knockout rounds of the 2018 World Cup. At the 2016 European Championship in France, Iceland advanced to the knockout phase without losing any of their Group F matches,…
Putin plays football with Infantino 100 days before World Cup
President Vladimir Putin played football with FIFA boss Gianni Infantino in the Kremlin on Tuesday as a festive Russia marked 100 days before the start of the World Cup.
Weah tells Nigeria to prepare well for World Cup
Liberia's President George Weah on Monday urged Nigeria to get their preparation right for the World Cup and avoid wranglings over cash that have plagued previous appearances.
VAR set for 2018 World Cup approval
Football's law-making body on Saturday was set to approve the use of video assistant referee technology (VAR) at this summer's World Cup, overriding purists concerned about technology disrupting the game.
Phidel Schools boss tips Eagles for Russia 2018 knockout stage
Sports philanthropist, Deacon Phillip Ayo Adelusi, who is also the director of Phidel Schools, Lagos, believes the Super Eagles have the quality to reach the knockout stage of the Russia 2018 World Cup. He also predicts that Argentina will join Nigeria to qualify for the second round from Group D. “From what the NFF has…